Informational Videos: 

  1. What's a Watershed? and Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 
  2. What Do Rubber Duckies have to do with Nonpoint Source Pollution? Two Public Service Announcements from IDEM 
  3. Upgrading the...

The Water Quality Information Service is a resource for researchers, agency officials, and the general public for organizing and presenting water quality data from the St. Joseph River and its tributaries. It is maintained by the St. Joseph River Watershed Initiative in collaboration with the...

IPFW Computer Science students have begun working with Environmental Resource Center (ERC) director Bruce Kingsbury on designing an online database interface for water quality data from the St. Joseph River and its tributaries. This collaboration is an expansion of the ERC’s project with the St...

Over the past three years, the St. Joseph River Watershed Initiative and the Allen County Soil and Water Conservation District, with the assistance of Sustainable Natural Resource Technology, (SNRT) along with many organizations and individuals in DeKalb, Williams, and Defiance Counties have...

A new DVD is now available. The video explains what a septic system is, what it does, and how problems can be prevented through regular inspection and proper upkeep. Copies are available at the health departments and soil and water conservation districts in Allen, Noble and DeKalb counties....

The final version of the Lower St. Joseph-Bear Creek Watershed Management Plan has been completed and approved by IDEM. This effort has produced some very important data about the Lower St. Joseph and Bear Creek sub-watersheds. With the mapping and water quality data collected for this planning...